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This is not what I do, but perhaps it should be.
April 25th, 2023

How many times have you heard others say or have yourself said, I cannot take advantage of these great opportunities because this is not what I do? It is possible for people who have retired to limit themselves and close themselves off to opportunities because they have a fixed mindset or belief that they can only do certain things. This can be because of experiences, societal influences, or personal biases. However, it is important to remember that everyone, no matter what age, can learn and grow, and it is important to be open to new opportunities and experiences. There are a few ways a person... Continue Reading

April 25th, 2023
No Time for Career Development? Think Again!
March 22nd, 2023

Career development appears at the top of many lists. Unfortunately, they tend to be lists focused on what employees desperately want but are not getting from managers. As for managers, most appreciate the value of career development and really wish they could do it more frequently and more effectively. But let’s face it: A manager’s day-to-day reality is a kaleidoscopic blur of meetings, responsibilities, and shifting priorities. Helping employees to develop and grow is one of many activities that is continually pushed out in time to that elusive “someday” that too rarely comes. How can... Continue Reading

Turning Disappointment into Development
June 22nd, 2022

If you’re a manager or leader, you likely feel caught between a rock and a hard place on a daily basis. Meeting escalating customer demands with de-escalating resources. Fostering future innovation while operating within today’s limiting policies and practices. Balancing organizational needs with evolving employee demands. And engaging in career conversations based upon expectations that are attainable for very few employees. Daily I speak with managers who share a consistent workplace concern. They know that one of their primary responsibilities is to help their employees grow – and they... Continue Reading